Indian-origin US man kills minor daughter, mother-in-law before shooting self

An Indian-origin man in the US shot and killed his 14-year-old daughter and his mother-in-law before turning the gun on himself. Representational image.

An Indian-origin man in the US shot and killed his 14-year-old daughter and his mother-in-law, before turning the gun on himself, police said. Bhupinder Singh, 57, shot his teen daughter, Jasleen Kaur, and 55-year-old Manjeet Kaur, inside his home in the town of Schodack, about 19 kms south of Albany.

“Preliminary investigation has determined that 14-year-old Jasleen Kaur and 55-year-old Manjeet Kaur, both of Castleton on the Hudson, died as a result of gunshot wounds, sustained during a domestic incident that occurred at their residence at approximately 9:30 pm on Wednesday,” New York State Police said.

A fourth resident, 40-year-old Rashpal Kaur sustained a gunshot wound to the arm. But she was able to flee the residence. She is being treated at Albany Medical Center. However, her wounds are non-life-threatening, it said.

The wounded woman was taken to Albany Medical Center, with non-life-threatening injuries. Meanwhile the troopers are waiting to interview her. Neighbour Jim Lundstrom said, he was resting that night when he heard his doorbell ring nonstop, according to the Times Union, a daily newspaper in the area.

Help me! Help me! The man said he heard someone scream. When Lundstrom checked outside his window, he saw someone walk away from his home, and stumble her way up the street to another house. Then he opened his door.

There was blood everywhere, Lundstrom said.


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